Doreen Tracey, Original Mouseketeer and Frank Zappa Publicist, Dies At Age 74

Courtesy of Walt Disney Co.
Doreen Tracey

This undated photo released by Disney, shows Disney Mouseketeer Doreen Tracey.

Doreen Tracey, one of the Mouseketeers on Disney's original 1950s iteration of The Mickey Mouse Club, has died, according to the AP.

According to Variety, she died of pneumonia in Thousand Oaks, California, on January 10, amid a two-year-long cancer battle. She also appeared on The Mickey Mouse Club's Annette serial and on The Donna Reed Show and toured Australia with the Mouseketeers. Later, she worked in promotions at Warner Bros. It has been designed for kiddies at the pre-dinner hour.

The hour-long show debuted in October 3, 1955 and was syndicated in 1962-65, according to AP. However, in later years, she often participated in Mouseketeer reunions or television specials, as well as maintained close relationships with many of her fellow Mickey Mouse Club members. She was part of the nine-person cast for the show's entire initial four-year run.

The black-and-white series was syndicated in 1962-65.

Tracey was born in London on April 3, 1943.

The show was revamped in the early 1990s, launching several stellar careers - Britney Spears and Ryan Gosling both got their first taste of fame on the show. The work with the Mickey Mouse Club eventually landed Tracey a role in Disney's Westward Ho the Wagons! At the age of 12, in the year 1955, she became one of the first-ever Mouseketeers on Disney's Mickey Mouse Club, which first aired on ABC. Tracey strained her connection with Disney by posing for a men's publication 1976 with practically nothing except her tight mouse head sporting only an open trench jacket facing Disney Studios.

Tracey is survived by her son, Bradley, and two grandchildren, Gavin, 9, and Autumn, 12.

Related News:

  • Brokerages Set Duke Energy Corp (DUK) PT at $85.73

    Brokerages Set Duke Energy Corp (DUK) PT at $85.73

    Further, company shares have been seen trading -64.14% off of the 52 week high and 204.95% away from the 52 week low. City Of London Investment Management Co Ltd bought 71,023 shares as the company's stock rose 0.79% with the market.
    Trump waxwork amuses residents in 'off location' of new USA  embassy

    Trump waxwork amuses residents in 'off location' of new USA embassy

    Many British politicians have voiced their opposition to Trump being granted a state visit, and say the invite should be recalled.

    Trump lawyer Michael Cohen sues BuzzFeed for publishing Russian Federation dossier

    Trump has derided the dossier as a politically motivated hit job. Dianne Feinstein's release of the Fusion GPS transcript.
  • (NASDAQ:GILD) Position Boosted by Bartlett & Co. LLC

    (NASDAQ:GILD) Position Boosted by Bartlett & Co. LLC

    The biopharmaceutical company reported $2.27 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.13 by $0.14. It fall, as 43 investors sold NTRS shares while 183 reduced holdings. 116 funds opened positions while 640 raised stakes.
    Ice Cream bar recall expanded over listeria concern

    Ice Cream bar recall expanded over listeria concern

    On Tuesday, the company expanded the recall to include all products made at its Dunkirk, New York, plant in 2017. The bars were sold at a number of grocery stores, including ALDI, Dollar Tree, Kroger, Meijer, and Save-A-Lot.
    Brady lauds team's effort as clash with Titans looms

    Brady lauds team's effort as clash with Titans looms

    He's 11-2 in 13 divisional-round games since 2002 and has completed 316 of 509 passes for 3,700 yards and 28 TDs in those games. Only time will tell if the Titans can pull off the upset. "I don't either, and I don't even know where to start", Simms said.
  • Expedia (NASDAQ:EXPE) Stock Rating Upgraded by Bank of America

    In related news, Vice Chairman Victor Kaufman sold 119,575 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 31st. Of those analysts, 16 rate stock as a Strong Buy, 6 rate it as Hold, and just no analyst rates it as a Moderate Sell.
    Portland General Electric (POR) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

    Portland General Electric (POR) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

    After $0.29 actual EPS reported by General Electric Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth. The Illinois-based Envestnet Asset Management Inc has invested 0% in Charter Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CHFN). (NYSE:HD).
    Winter Storm Causing Dangerously Icy Roads

    Winter Storm Causing Dangerously Icy Roads

    The ice will result will result in very slippery conditions on sidewalks, roads and bridges, resulting in hard travel conditions. News 4 meteorologist Dan Thomas says accumulating ice will pave the way for slick roads and risky driving conditions.
  • Man accused of murdering Rihanna's cousin appears in court

    Man accused of murdering Rihanna's cousin appears in court

    Several of Rihanna's fans and friends sent their condolences after the post, offering prayers and support in her time of grief. The victim was rushed by private vehicle to the state-run Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
    Golden Globes 2018: Oprah Winfrey was 'nervous' about her speech!

    Golden Globes 2018: Oprah Winfrey was 'nervous' about her speech!

    This is not the first time Winfrey has been mentioned in conjunction with a possible presidential ticket. The media mogul began her speech by recalling Sidney Poitier - an eventual Cecil B.

    As Equinix INC (EQIX) Shares Rose, Fir Tree INC Trimmed Its Stake

    Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc (NYSE:CFR) was reduced too. (NASDAQ:REIT) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, September 5 by Jefferies. What to Expect From Equinix, Inc . (NASDAQ:REIT) has "Overweight" rating given on Wednesday, October 18 by Barclays Capital.


Most liked

Waxwork Donald Trump paraded outside new United States embassy in London
Relations between the US and its closest ally have been repeatedly strained since Trump took office a year ago and U.K. Downing Street later said the "strong and deep" partnership between Britain and the United States "will endure".

TRAI Slashes International Inter-connect Charges to 30 Paise Per Minute
The global termination rate is a charge paid by worldwide operators to local telecom networks that receive calls. The loss will lead to a loss in revenue to the exchequer, from both licence fee and GST.

O's avoid arbitration with 3B Machado, closer Britton
Before the deal was complete, Machado had been linked to several other teams, including the Yankees, White Sox and Red Sox. Machado made just $11.5 million in base salary last season, and was projected to receive a $5.8 million raise.

DISH Network Corp (DISH) Shares Sold by Neuberger Berman Group LLC
Mycio Wealth Partners LLC purchased a new position in DISH Network Corporation during the second quarter worth about $126,000. LLC now owns 2,500 shares of the company's stock worth $157,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares during the period.

NRI Google techie held for molesting United States woman
Probe reveals that the accused met the complainant on Monday, and Kharbanda allegedly invited her to his room. Following the complaint by the victim, Kharbanda was arrested from the hotel after being interrogated.

Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic drawn in same half for Australian Open
With its unique position at the start of the tennis calendar, there's plenty of intrigue surrounding the Australian Open . NOVAK Djokovic has made a stunning return to tennis but he was hesitant to declare that his elbow is 100 per cent fit.

Enterprise Products Partners LP (NYSE:EPD) Q3 2017 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady
Beach Investment Management LLC. increased its holdings in shares of Enterprise Products Partners by 1,922.5% in the 2nd quarter. In other news, Director Carin Marcy Barth bought 12,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, November 6th.

Trump to undergo first medical checkup as president
The president loves fast food, well-done steaks with ketchup, chocolate cake, ice cream and is said to drink 12 Diet Cokes a day. Curious about President Trump's health? Mr Trump launched a re-election committee within weeks of taking office in January 2017.

Amid criticisms, British PM Theresa May reshuffles cabinet
Ex-culture secretary Karen Bradley has been moved to the politically sensitive Northern Ireland role vacated by Mr Brokenshire. The original post on Twitter misspelled his new title, minister without portfolio, leaving out the "t" in "portfolio".

Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
Dimensional Fund Advsr Lp invested in 0% or 118,783 shares. 23 funds opened positions while 41 raised stakes. (NASDAQ:GLYC). Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $4.66 Billion for the current quarter.

Starbucks Corp (NASDAQ:SBUX) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Flat in Q3 2017
Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Starbucks from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Vanguard Grp holds 16.19 million shares. 801.45 million shares or 0.31% less from 803.96 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Little girl attacked in Canada, man tries to cut off hijab
The incident happened Friday morning near the school close to Birchmount Rd. and Sheppard Ave. Police described the assailant as an Asian male wearing a black hoodie and glasses.

Deontay Wilder to defend WBC title against Luis Ortiz
He and Ortiz were initially supposed to fight on that card, but the Cuban was scratched because of a positive drug test. The card, presented by Premier Boxing Champions , will be produced by Showtime and could end up airing on CBS.

Pepsico (NASDAQ:PEP) Downgraded to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research
Jbf Capital Inc increased its stake in Pepsico Inc Cmn (PEP) by 4100% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Scopus Asset Mngmt Ltd Partnership invested in 0.79% or 685,000 shares. 15,298 were accumulated by Roundview Limited Liability.

Predictions for Every NFL Divisional Playoff Game
They'll host the Saints on Sunday afternoon after New Orleans held on to beat the Panthers in the Wild Card round . The Minnesota Vikings have an opportunity to do something special by hosting a Superbowl at the own stadium.